What is an E-waste.. how can I dispose them?
Asked by shweta rai, 17 Jul '08 12:50 am
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E-waste for short - or Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) - is the term used to describe old, end-of-life or discarded appliances using electricity. It includes computers, consumer electronics, fridges etc which have been disposed of by their original users. The best way to dispose of e-waste is at your local e-waste handling facility. If you live in an urban area, the Department of Sanitation can connect you with information about recycling e-waste locally.Answered by Zeus, 17 Jul '08 12:59 am
E-wastes are electronic wastes which includes equipments such as television, music players, mobile phones, etc. What happens many people prefer to buy new electronic rather than repairing old ones which they have, ultimately the old electronic device becomes waste. You can dispose them in many ways for example, if there is an old computer that is not working, you can give them to electronic labs. Cellphones and other such electronic devices, if they are in working conditions then they can be refurbished and given to victims of domestic violence and also undeveloped countries. You can even contact the Government provided Recycling departments to dispose your e-waste. Sometimes even the company takes back their old goods, for instance, you can see many offers that come-up in daily newspaper asking you to exchange your old electronic device for new one with some extra payment. Think over this issue you will surely find more answers.Answered by Anvin Raj, 17 Jul '08 12:58 am
A probable place to contact for safe disposal of e-waste is www.attero.co.inAnswered by a.kumar, 21 Sep '08 03:28 pm
E-waste is known as Electronic waste. Now we are using more electronic gadgets like TV,VCD,Computer etc. These discarded electronic gadgets form E-waste .The E-waste contains harmful elements , which have to be disposed in a properway. There are several organisations in India which help you to dispose E- waste . Try to contact them.Answered by rajaram rao, 17 Jul '08 12:56 am